You many wonder how I can write on such a wide variety of topics.  How can one person actually appraise so many different items?  The answer:  I study a great deal, read a lot, and do hours and hours of research.  To start this recommends page.  I am placing a link to books I use.  Check back often, as time allows I will be placing more books on the list.

Books I Use

Sites I like:

Antique Trader is one of the most widely circulated magazines in the antiques and collectibles trade, offering prices realized, ads, research, show reports and news through print, free e-newsletters and at Among the collecting areas receiving special attention are 20th century decorative arts, fine dolls and toys, advertising, postcards, furniture and rare collectibles.